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Puerto De Luna, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Puerto de Luna Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Guadalupe County at latitude 34.8297 and longitude -104.6222. Guadalupe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,495 feet.

The formal official name is the Puerto de Luna Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Puerto De Luna, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Puerto De Luna indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Puerto de Luna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Puerto De Luna: PDL.

Puerto de Luna Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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Puerto De Luna, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 142
Population in Households 73
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 1.22
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $138,889
Average Home Value $163,636


Median Household Income $28,317
Average Household Income $41,862
Per Capita Income $9,998
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families -0.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Puerto De Luna, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Puerto De Luna to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 344 22nd
Population Density1 # 428 4th
Diversity Index2 # 163 63rd
Median Household Income # 377 15th
Per Capita Income # 428 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.